The Goods

By Christine Davis

Dresden glasses
These Australian prescription glasses have revolutionized the eyewear industry. Made from recycled materials and fully recyclable these durable glasses are available in just one style in a variety of colours. Mix and match frame and arm colours for a unique look at an affordable price. Available at Dresden stores and dresden.vision. From $49

MorningStar Farms Veggie Burgers
Plant-based protein is all the rage, but these burgers don’t mask their plant-based goodness and instead highlight all the delicious vegetables contained within them. Choose from Harvest Veggie Burgers, Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers. Available at major grocery stores. $4.97

GelCool Pillow
Keep cool on even the hottest summer nights with this pillow. Designed for cooling comfort it’s made with premium memory foam with a unique soothing gel layer to help you get a good night’s sleep. Available at Sleep Country. $129.99

Armor All car wash kit
Get everything you need to get and keep your car clean this summer in this kit that includes wash and wax, orange-scented multi-purpose cleaner, extreme tire shine, Protectant Pump, liquid wax, glass cleaner and three packs of air fresheners as well as a bonus wash sponge, wax applicator and microfibre cloth. Available at Canadian Tire. $29.99

Trout Table Mats
English table mats and a little Canadiana come together in this collection from Felicia Norris Bartlett. The series of four mats are based on her oil paintings of fresh water trout and are called Eenie, Meeny, Miny and Moe. Available at Hopson Grace and hopsongrace.com. $45 each

Van Houtte cold brew coffee maker
Enjoy the summer’s most popular brew at home with this sleekly designed cold brew coffee maker. Insulated and portable it produces light coffee with subtle aromas. Available at vanhoutte.com. $59.99

Goodfood Smoothie
Start your day with these ready-to-blend smoothies. Available in 12 recipes, they’re filled with powerful superfoods and chunks of farm-frozen fruits and vegetables that will be ready-to-go in just seconds in the blender. Available at makegoodfood.ca. $3.49 each

Lise Watier masks
This three-mask collection is perfect for the humidity of summer. It uses unique Canadian ingredients that will help keep skin hydrated and glowing. Choose from the Cooling Deep Hydration Mask, Gel-In-Oil Radiance Mask and Purifying Detox Clay Mask. Available at lisewatier.com. $32 each.

Marble Butter Keeper
A French invention when refrigeration didn’t exist, a little water and some suction keeps butter in perfect spreading consistency, and at the same time, fresh. Available at Hopson Grace and hopsongrace.com. $52